Appeal after cyclist’s death

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the death of a 25-year -old cyclist after he was involved in a collision with a car on the A6 at Garstang last Thursday night.

The collision took place around 10.15pm when the cyclist, who has been named as Anthony McDermott, from Garstang, riding near to the Crofters Hotel when he has in collision with a Honda Jazz, which was travelling south along Preston Lancaster New Road.

Anthony was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital with multiple injuries, but sadly died the following morning.

The 42-year-old driver of the Honda Jazz, who is from Lancaster, was treated for shock, but she was otherwise uninjured.

Sgt James Power, of the police Road Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal to anybody that witnessed this collision to contact Lancashire Police on 101.”

The road was closed for more than three hours to allow for an investigation to take place.